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(trō-kan′tĕr )

[L. trochanter, fr. Gr. trochantēr, head of the femur]
Either of the two bony processes inferior to (below) the neck of the femur.

trochanterian (trō″kăn-tēr′ē-ăn ), adj.
trochanteric (trō″kăn-ter′ik ), adv.

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